& Easy Installation
remove the 4 screws that mount the body to the chassis. Can you install
tires without taking the body off? Of course. Sometimes there is plenty
of room to handle the tires. But I always advise removing the body as I
just find it easier to accomplish.
remove the old tires. Just pull slightly and they will come right off.
I would save them in the case the car came in in case you ever need
for some quick wheel clean up. Sometimes the wheels have some "flash"
molding left behind on them. This is from when they take the wheels off
the mold. Most times it is very small and harmless. But it's always a
good idea to quickly clean them to make sure your new tire sits on the
easiest way to do this to hold the car with a 9 volt battery touching
the braids in one hand while touching the emery board to the wheel with
the other. The video should show how easy it is.
time to install our tires. I ordered these tires at the same time I
ordered the car. It is very convenient LEB Hobbies has a good selection
of the most popular sizes of Paul Gage on hand.
tires have one side that has some molding visible. Mount the molded
side to the inside with the smoother side towards the outside. These
tires might seem small, but they are designed to stretch. Just pull
them over the wheel and adjust them as needed until you see they are
sitting evenly on the wheel.
you race your car, the tires can sometimes get dirty. They just collect
dust and other small debris over time that reduces the grip. Cleaning
them is easy using household masking tape.
the video shows how easy it is.
Now you see just how
easy it is to improve the performance of your slot car.
set of tires and just a few minutes of installing them. Keeping them
clean will keep your car running well and you should really appreciate
the improved performance.
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